Where do I go for advisement?
How do I schedule to meet with my advisor?
You can schedule an appointment with your academic advisor by using the Navigate Student app or the Navigate webpage at: gsu.navigate.eab.com. If you are unable to schedule an appointment on Navigate, please call our front desk at 404-413-5855.
How can I get my SAP (Financial Aid Appeal) form signed?
Students should get a SAP appeal form from the University Enrollment Services Center and schedule to meet with their advisor. Students will need to bring the form with them to their meeting.
How do I get my Academic Improvement Plan (AIP) form signed?
Students will need to meet with their advisors to go over their AIP form and have their registration hold removed.
How do I register for classes?
Students are able to register for classes through PAWS during the registration period. Students are each assigned a registration time-ticket that tells them what day they can begin registering. Please click here for more information on how to register.
Can I take graduate level courses as an undergraduate student?
Typically, undergraduate students are restricted from taking graduate level courses. There are a few exceptions, such as undergraduates who are in the dual degree program.
Other exceptions are rare, and the student will need to have a grade point average of at least 3.5, and must be within 18 credits of graduation. Students should speak with their advisor about the approval process if interested in taking graduate level courses.
What can I do if a class I want to take is full?
If the course a student needs is full, the student can join the course’s waitlist (if available). For a guide on how to join a course’s waitlist, please click here.
Can I take course at another institution and transfer the credits back to GSU?
Yes. In order to take courses at another institution and receive credit at GSU, students will have to make an appointment with their advisor to fill out the Transient Student Request Form.
Does the College of the Arts offer Dual Degrees?
Yes! The College of the Arts offers Dual Degrees in Art History, Film & Media (with an emphasis on Film & Video Production), and Music. For more information about our Dual Degree programs, please click here.
When attempting to register for a class, I keep getting a 'Student Attribute' error message.
This indicates that the section is reserved for a specific cohort. You will need to select a section that is not reserved for a specific cohort. Courses reserved for specific cohorts will indicate this in the course’s ‘Comments’ section in the class schedule.
I am trying to register to retake FLME 1010 and/or FLME 2700, but I keep getting an error message.
In order to retake FLME 1010 and/or FLME 2700, students must complete and submit the Film Major Eligibility Requirement Appeal form. If the appeal is approved, the student will be allowed to register to retake the course.
How do I change my major?
Students will have to meet with their advisor to change their major. Students with 90 credit hours or more should call or visit the Office of Academic Assistance to schedule a meeting with their advisor, or come during walk-in hours. Students with less than 90 credits will need to visit their advisor in the University Advisement Center.
Does the College of the Arts offer minors?
Yes! Students are able to declare a minor in Art, Art History, Music, Film & Media, or Theatre. Students interested in adding a minor should schedule an appointment with their advisor to go over the minor program and officially declare their minor.
How do I change my major to a major outside of the College of the Arts?
I need to retake FLME 1010 and/or FLME 2700.
To be eligible for the Film and Media major or minor, students are required to complete FLME 1010 and FLME 2700 with a minimum grade of C and a combined grade-point average of 2.5 or higher for both classes. Students who do not meet this requirement must complete the Film Major Eligibility Requirement Appeal form in order to request to retake FLME 1010 and/or FLME 2700.
I am interested in a Dual Degree program. Where do I apply?
Eligibility and requirements for students interested in the dual degree program in Art History or Film and Media (Production Track) can be found on the application here.
I want to petition to deviate from my program's academic requirements.
Students seeking to deviate from the academic requirements in their program of study must complete and submit the Undergraduate Petition form.
How do I verify my enrollment?
Students can contact the Enrollment Service Office to get their Enrollment Verification processed.
What should I do if I have a non-academic emergency?
Please reach out to your professor to discuss options and possible accommodations. You may also contact the Dean of Students’ office regarding Emergency Withdrawals.
How can I speak with Financial Aid or Enrollment Services?
If you have a question regarding your financial aid or admissions status, you can contact the Office of Admissions, the Registrar or Student Accounts and Financial Aid by visiting Panther Answer to submit a ticket. You can also live chat with an enrollment services agent or set up an appointment through Panther Answer.
How can I calculate my GPA?
The GSU GPA calculator found here. This calculator will give you the option to input your grades and course credits to determine your projected GPA.
Where do I go if I'm having issues with technology?
Students can review frequently asked questions or submit a help-ticket to connect with a representative from GSU’s Technology Help Desk by clicking here.